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# accused - Friday 24 July, 2020

Lisa Smith faces additional charge of terrorist financing

Smith has already been charged with membership of an unlawful organisation under 2005 terror legislation.

# accused - Monday 13 July, 2020

Organisers of this year's Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil appear in court

A vigil was held on 4 June after police ruled it could not take place due to coronavirus restrictions.

# accused - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Rape accused denies he and co-accused 'swapped over' sexual activity with woman

The woman has told the trial that she was too drunk to consent to sex.

# accused - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Man on trial for alleged sexual assault on sleeping woman

The man is also accused of head-butting a man who claims he witnessed the assault.

# accused - Friday 28 September, 2018

Trump tweets support for Kavanaugh after fiery hearing: 'He showed America exactly why I nominated him' Accused This post contains videos

Trump tweets support for Kavanaugh after fiery hearing: 'He showed America exactly why I nominated him'

Trump pushed for the Senate to go ahead with a vote on his nomination.

# accused - Monday 20 August, 2018

Leading #MeToo actress paid off man who claimed she sexually assaulted him

Actress Asia Argento was accused of sexual assault by fellow actor Jimmy Bennett in 2013.

# accused - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Man cleared of murdering trespasser in home with garden shears

This is the first murder case defended under the Defence and Dwelling Act.

# accused - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

'What have you done?' Mother said to father accused of murdering their six-month-old child

Joshua Tighe died on 1 June 2013.

# accused - Monday 23 October, 2017

38 women accuse Hollywood writer and director James Toback of sexual harassment

Toback has denied all the allegations.

# accused - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Woman accused of dressing as clown and killing wife of man she later married faces death penalty

Witnesses told investigators in 1990 that they were having an affair, though both denied it.

# accused - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Prisoner allegedly stabbed over argument about switching TV channels

Brian Veale has pleaded not guilty to murdering Graham Johnson at Cork Prison.

# accused - Friday 1 July, 2016

Man falsely accused of stealing mop loses €75k defamation claim

He had been upset and concerned that other customers were looking at him.

# accused - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Garda harassed female sergeant by sending her card, emails and Facebook request

He had been given numerous warnings from his superiors not to contact her.

# accused - Monday 11 April, 2016

Trial of Jobstown protest teenager delayed because of Leaving Cert

The teenager is accused of falsely imprisoning former Tánaiste Joan Burton

# accused - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Man acquitted of raping woman in the back office of Limerick pub

The jury returned the verdict following 36 minutes of deliberation on day-five of the trial.

# accused - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

'We ran everywhere in the hospital. The baby was nowhere to be found'

The mother of a baby who went missing, but was found as an adult, has been giving evidence in court.

# accused - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Irish nanny who was charged with killing a baby plans legal action against her accusers

All charges against Aisling Brady McCarthy were dropped in Boston in September 2015.

# accused - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Man accused of killing 3 in Planned Parenthood shooting says he's a 'warrior for the babies'

Robert Louis Dear is accused of killing three people and wounding nine others.

# accused - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Woman loses case after suing Lidl for €75k over groceries placed in a baby buggy

The woman sued Lidl for defamation after staff asked her if she paid for some motor oil in the buggy.

# accused - Saturday 4 July, 2015

This town has banned alcohol after a string of sexual assaults

It has also put a curfew in place.

# accused - Saturday 27 June, 2015

British fugitive accused of rape arrested in Cork

The man had been living in Clonakilty for a number of years and working in retail.

# accused - Monday 15 June, 2015

Australia asks child abuse victims of celebrity entertainers to come forward

The action follows Operation Yewtree in the United Kingdom.

# accused - Saturday 2 May, 2015

New Cosby allegations: 'After he won my trust and adoration he drugged me and raped me'

One of the women was an actress on The Cosby Show.

# accused - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Prince Andrew speaks out publicly about sex abuse allegations in Davos

The prince reiterated denials that have been made on his behalf by Buckingham Palace, telling business leaders his focus is on his work.

# accused - Monday 3 November, 2014

British banker accused of two gruesome murders appears in Hong Kong court

The bodies of two women were found in the man’s apartment.

# accused - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Mairía Cahill blog allegations 'shameful and cruel'

Cahill called on Sinn Féin to condemn the post.

# accused - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Man accused of killing Wexford man in Australia 'can't remember what happened'

Kenny Meyler was stabbed in Perth in February 2013.

# accused - Monday 6 October, 2014

Australian trial to begin for Irishman charged with murder of Wexford man

The incident occurred in Perth in February 2013.

# accused - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Seven men arrested in Egypt over 'gay marriage' video

The video went viral last month and appears to show a group of men celebrating a same-sex marriage.

# accused - Monday 16 June, 2014

India: Woman alleges she is gang-raped by men who lured her into house

This is not the first time that such an incident has occurred in the Uttar Pradesh state.

# accused - Monday 14 April, 2014

US woman accused of killing six of her own newborn babies appears in court

Police say their investigation revealed Megan Huntsman gave birth to the infants over a ten year period.

# accused - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Skerries accused appears in court

The man appeared before a special sitting of the Criminal Courts of Justice today.

# accused - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# accused - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Post-mortem takes place on child Irish nanny is accused of assaulting Irish Nanny This post contains images

Post-mortem takes place on child Irish nanny is accused of assaulting

The nanny, Aisling McCarthy Brady, appeared in court yesterday and denies the charge against her.

# accused - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Indian panel recommends tougher sex crime sentences

India’s sex crime laws were being reviewed following the fatal gang-rape of a student in New Delhi.

# accused - Monday 21 January, 2013

Father urges hangings as India gang-rape trial begins

The father of the student who died after being gang-raped in New Delhi has called for “swift justice” in the case.

# accused - Friday 18 January, 2013

Jill Meagher murder accused appears before court

Adrian Ernest Bayley will appear for a two-day committal hearing in an Australian court in March.

# accused - Friday 5 October, 2012

BBC chief urges staff to 'come forward' about Jimmy Savile allegations

Statements were issued by both the BBC and Metropolitan Police today.

# accused - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Gu Kailai stands trial for murder of British businessman

Kailai, who is the wife of former Chinese politician Bo Xilai, is accused of the murder of Neil Heywood last November.

# accused - Monday 25 June, 2012

Defence opens case in Michaela trial with focus on alleged torture of suspect

One of the accused, Avinash Treebhowon, is expected to be called to the stand tomorrow.

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